Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Friday said that those who recognize the Constitution of Pakistan would be welcomed back. “There will be no benefit of dialogue with those who are not accepting Pakistan,” he added.
Addressing to the quarries of participants of 20th senior management course here at Chief Minister’s Secretariat he said that dialogue is underway with disgruntled Baloch leaders sitting abroad but it should be cleared that it takes two hands to clap. “We would carry out dialogue with established principles and would not tolerate the bloodshed continue with RAW’s funds in the province,” added.
Responding to a question, Chief Minister lamented that media is not giving due courage to Balochistan, adding that many seminars were held in which media persons and anchors were invited but Balochistan lacks coverage in national mainstream media . “Media ought to understand that we have given a large province to Pakistan which is the future of country in terms of its resources,” he said.
He said that Balochistan is abundantly rich in mineral resources with low population and those countries in the world had made rapid development which had low population.
He said that if the resources of Rekodiq were utilized properly then each family in Balochistan would be able to get Rs 20,000 to 25,000 monthly just sitting at home.
Nawab Zehri said that their forefathers fought against British and embraced martyrdom protecting this region, adding leader like Khan Abdul Samad Khan also embraced martyrdom for the sake of country. “We are the heir of Pakistan, it is our country and it is like our mother and would never think of treason with it,” he asserted.
He said that terrorists killed my children but they could not break my determination, adding that at one stage nobody could imagine to sing national anthem and hoist national flag in educational institutions of Balochistan. However, he said that owing to their sacrifices now the green flag is hoisted throughout Balochistan and national anthem is sung in every educational institution.
He said that the so-called separatists targeted teachers, professors, women, labourers and innocent people, however incumbent government after hectic efforts has brought the target killers to their logical end.
Chief Minister said that we are in state of war and living in a conflict zone, having a long border therefore completely ending suicide attacks is not possible. Despite that, he said security forces are striving hard to wipe out terrorism and have foiled many suicide attempts. “Peaceful and educated Balochistan is our vision,” he said, adding that we had increased budget of education and health sectors in and also establishing new universities in the province.
Provincial Ministers Doctor Hamid Achakzai, Sardar Dur Muhammad Nasar, Obaidullah Babath, MPAs Nasrullah Zeray, Mufti Ghulab, former Provincial Minister Fahiq Khan Jamali, Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Muhammad Daud Barech were laso present on the occasion.
Published in The Balochistan Point on October 21, 2016